Everyday I learn more about why Adriana and I felt the need to make Femme Frontera. We broke a lot of "rules" and pushed our vision forward without a compass or model to follow. We went to a place we didn't know we could reach. Femme Frontera reminds me to navigate this life like a river despite the structures that demand rigidness. Softness is radical, tenderness is strength, fluidity is survival. If our spirit is compromised then whats the point? Water quietly holds memory, theres a lot to be learned in those quiet places we often overlook. Femme Frontera taps into this. Thank you Lucie Foundation for the amazing award! Thank you NALAC, Homie House Press, Caterina Ragg, Esau Rosales. Thank you to the femmes that collaborated with me - Lucy, Barbara, Josue, Rosita, Laura, Griselda, Maggie and to mi mama migrante, Elba Patricia for teaching me about living on your own terms. Big thank you to my mentor and friend Adriana Monsalve.
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